Welshpool & Area Events


Welshpool plays host to a range of events throughout the year.
For further details please contact the Tourist Information Centre:

Tel: 01938 552 043
Email: touristcentre@welshpooltowncouncil.gov.uk

The list below outlines events organised by the Town Council as well as local businesses and organisations.

2020

FEBRUARY
Sat 15th/Sun 23rd: Half Term Activities, Powis Castle. 10am – 4pm. Normal Admission applies. 01938 551 920
Sat 15th/Sun 23rd: (Not Mon 17th or Fri 21st). Half Term Winter Warmer Trains from Llanfair Caereinion to Castle Caereinion. www.wllr.org.uk

Weds 19th: Talk on 'Memorable Birding Moments' with Jim Almond. MWT Bird Group. Welshpool Methodist Hall. 7.30pm. £2.50. www.montwt.co.uk
Thurs 20th: 'Beethoven in Wales' with Mary Hofman and Richard Ormrod. Welshpool Music Club. 7.30pm at Welshpool Methodist Church. £10. www.welshpoolmusicclub.com
Fri 21st: Quiz Night, Church House. 7.30pm. Teams of 4, £2.50 per player. Refreshments provided, bring own drinks.
Thurs 27th: 'Misericords – The Medieval World Turned Upside Down', talk by Dr David Bostwick. Arts Society. 2.30pm, Royal Oak. 01938 555 574
Thurs 27th:  AGM, 1940's Weekend. 7pm, Monkey Puzzle Cafe. Everyone Welcome. 07782 166 342
Sat 29th: St David's Day Event. Corn Exchange. 10am-12.30. Spinning Demonstration, Welsh Ladies in Costume, Music & Singing. Admission Free. Refreshments Available.
Sat 29th: St. David's Day Evening Supper Concert with Castle Belles & Edryd Williams, The Ballroom, Powis Castle at 7pm. Tickets £25 from David Peate 01938 810401 in aid of the High Sherrif's Charities – Wales Air Ambulance & Montgomeryshire Family Crisis Centre

MARCH
Mon 2nd:
First Man (PG-13), Film – Flicks in the Sticks. Town Hall. 7pm start. Adults £4.00
Tues 3rd: AGM Followed by 'Chernobyl, Before & After' Talk with Ian and Karin Thompson. U3A. Cowshacc. 10.30am. Free to Members. www.welshpoolanddistrictu3a.org.uk
Sat 7th/Sun 8th: World Book Day, Powis Castle. 11am-4pm. Dress up as a favourite book character and get free entry or free cookie. Normal Admission applies. 01938 551 920
Sun 8th: World Book Day. Gregynog. www.gregynog.org

Thurs 19th: The Noxwode Baroque Ensemble, Welshpool Music Club. 7.30pm. Welshpool Methodist Church. £10. www.welshpoolmusicclub.com
Sat 21st: Memorabilia of Welshpool Past, Exhibition. Corn Exchange. 10am – 3.30pm. Featuring 'Spirit of Welshpool' (WLLR) Model Railway. Admission by Donation. 07782 166 342
Sat 21st: Rock n Roll Night, Featuring 'Stars in Their Eyes' Winner Vince Hughes. Church House, 1.30pm. £10 inc Supper. Bring Own Drinks. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers. 07782 166 342
Thurs 26th: 'Buildings of Delight' talk with Roger Mitchell. Arts Society. 2.30pm. Royal Oak. 01938 555 938
Fri 27th: Prize Bingo, Anne Holloway Day Centre. Doors Open 6pm, Eyes Down 7pm. 50p Entry. Refreshments Available. 01938 554 458

Sun 29th: Welshpool 10k Run. www.adrenalinesportingevents.co

APRIl
Sat 4th: 'Handel Favourites' Performed by Guilsfield Singers & Maldwyn Strings. Welshpool Methodist Church. Tickets £10 from Welshpool Jewellers and on the Door. www.Guilsfieldsingers.org.uk

Mon 6th: Red Joan (PG-12A), Film – Flicks in the Sticks. Town Hall. 7pm start. Adults £4.00
Tues 7th: 'Percy Rudolph Broemel, Gentleman or Charlatan' Talk by Brian Mills. U3A. Cowshacc, 10.30am. Free to members. www.welshpoolanddistrictu3a.org.uk
Sat 11th/Mon 13th: Easter Fun on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Normal Admission. Free Easter Egg for Child. www.wllr.org.uk
Sat 18th: 'Crucks: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Reflections on Medieval Roofs' talk by Richard Sugget. Cowshacc. 3pm. www.powyslandclub.co.uk
Sat 25th: Lambing on the Farm. 11am-1pm or 2pm-4pm. Lake Vyrnwy RSPB. £10 Adult, £5 Child. Booking Essential. 01691 870 278
Sat 25th: Montgomery Beer & Folk Festival. The Cottage Inn. 1pm-10pm
Sat 25th: Gregynog Young Musician Competition. www.gregynog.org
Sat 25th: Sierra Leone Independence Day on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Normal Admission www.wllr.org.uk

MAY
Sat 2nd: Welsh National Motorcycle Rally, Welshpool Livestock Market http://www.clivemcc.co.uk/
Sat 2nd: Montgomery Triathlon. For more information contact:  montcanaltriath@btinternet.com
Sat 2nd: VE 75th Anniversary Concert, Methodist Church, Welshpool. SY21 7JP. 7pm. RAF Shawbury Military Wives, Porthywaen Youth Band, Solo Singer Maggie O'Hara. Tickets £10 from Welshpool Jewellers. Enq. 07782 166 342
Sun 3rd: Dawn Chorus Walk at Lake Vyrnwy RSPB. 5am. £10 Adult, £5 Child (12+only). Booking Essential. 01691 870 278

Mon 4th: Dunkirk (PG-13), Film – Flicks in the Sticks. Town Hall. 7pm start. Adults £4.00
Sat 9th/Sun 10th: Open Garden NGS Scheme, Dingle Nurseries. 9am-5pm. £3.50, Children Free. ngs.org.uk
Sun 17th: Open Garden NGS Scheme, Gregynog. 10am – 4pm. £5, Children Free. ngs.org.uk
Sun 24th: Welshpool Festival of Music
Weds 27th: Wild Wednesday, Underwater World. Lake Vyrnwy RSPB. 11am-2pm. £5. Booking Essential. 01691 870 278

JUNE

Sat 6th/Sun 7th: Newtown Walking Festival
Fri 12th/Sun 14th: Montgomery Literary Festival, Arts & Crafts. montylitfest.wordpress.com
Fri 19th/Sun 28th: Gregynog Festival, Classical Music Festival. Gregynog. www.gregynog.org

Sat 20th: Welshpool Festival of Transport
Sat 20th: 'Allo Allo' Dining Evening, Church House. 7.30pm. Featuring Milton Keynes Theatre of Comedy Players. Reserve a table now for £15 per head. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers or www.welshpool1940sweekend.co.uk  Tel: 07782 166 342
Sun 21st: Fathers Day on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Fathers Travelling with a Child pay only £5. Booking Advisable. www.wllr.org.uk

JULY
Fri 17th to Sun 19th: Welshpool Country & Western Weekend. http://www.countrywestern.org.uk
Mon 20th/Thurs 23rd: Royal Welsh Show
Fri 31st: Centenary of the Davies Sisters at Gregynog. Gregynog. www.gregynog.org

AUGUST
Sat 1st/Sun 8th: National Eisteddfod. Tregaron, Ceredigion. eisteddfod.wales/eisteddfod.2020
Sun 9th: Open Garden NGS Scheme, Garthmyl Hall. 10am – 4pm. £4.50, Children Free. ngs.org.uk

Thurs 13th: Guilsfield Show
Sat 15th: Montgomery Show
Sat 29th: Berriew Show

SEPTEMBER
Fri 4th/Sat 5th: Llanwddyn Folk & Acoustic Weekend. Booking Essential. www.llanwddynevents.co.uk
Weds 16th/Thurs 17th: Open Garden NGS Scheme, Glansevern Hall. 10.30-4.30. Adult £7.50, Child £3.50. ngs.org.uk
Fr1 25th/Sun 27th: 1940's Weekend, Welshpool. welshpool1940sweekend.co.uk

OCTOBER

Fri 2nd/Sun 4th: Montgomery Walking Festival. Check website for details & booking. http://visitmontgomery.co.uk
Sat 17th/Sun 18th: Open Garden NGS Scheme, Dingle Nursery. 9am – 5pm. £3.50, Children Free. ngs.org.uk

NOVEMBER

Sat 28th: Welshpool Winter Festival

DECEMBER